Sat, Mar 26|
Dances of the African Diaspora with International Dance Artist Dyane Harvey-Salaam/ A Community Dance Class
An open community dance class (Families are encouraged to attend. Young children age 4- 12 must be accompanied by an adult) exploring the rhythms and dances of the African Diaspora and the ancient and communal dance roots of the African culture in CMCArts courtyard. FREE EVENT. Please register.
Time & Location
Mar 26, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Frederiksted, 10 Strand St, Frederiksted, St Croix 00840, USVI
About the Event
Dances of the African Diaspora will be lead by Dyane Harvey-Salaam who is the founding member of Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, led by director Abdel R. Salaam, and has had a 45-plus year career as a dancer, teacher, and choreographer. For more than 25 years she was a principal soloist with the Eleo Pomare Dance Company, touring the US, Italy, Australia, and Nigeria as a US representative in FESTAC, the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture. She has also performed with George Faison’s Universal Dance Experience, Walter Nicks’ Dance Theatre, Otis Sallid’s New Art Ensemble, Nanette Bearden’s Contemporary Chamber Dance Company, Joan Miller’s Dance Players, Dance Brazil, and the Trinidad/Tobago Repertory Dance Theatre. She served as rehearsal director for the Apollo Theatre project Get On The Good Foot a celebration in dance to the music of James Brown.